Social Travel vs Old Fashioned Travel [Infographic]

Hopefully you've had the chance lately to throw a handful of clothing in some luggage, pack up your smartphone, take a few vacation days and head off for some international free time. We all need to take extended time to get in touch with ourselves, but in today's world there are a lot of interesting new ways to take a trip. An infographic from Wimdu looks at this new breed of social traveller and lets you know what kind of new experiences said persona offers.

Hopefully you’ve had the chance lately to throw a handful of clothing in some luggage, pack up your smartphone, take a few vacation days and head off for some international free time. We all need to take extended time to get in touch with ourselves, but in today’s world there are a lot of interesting new ways to take a trip. An infographic from Wimdu looks at this new breed of social traveler and lets you know what kind of new experiences said persona offers.

A social traveler has a plethora of new options available as she touches down in a new area. She can use location-based services to find the closest conveniences, use language applications to engage the locals in their own language and take detours and side trips without fear thanks to their GPS. The quality and quantity of services for social travelers is expanding rapidly as well. These days, 100% of travel companies have Facebook pages and 51% of social travelers use mobile devices to research their itineraries. Take a look at the infographic and let us know – are you a social traveler?

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